Transcript: Building your brand in the era of digital marketing
Special to The Globe and Mail
This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today, I am delighted to speak to Mitch Joel, who is the president of Twist Image, one of the top digital marketing firms in the world.
We are talking with some of our MBA students about building your brand. What advice do you have for building a brand, and is that really important today?
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